Accuses management of retaliation following summer demonstration The National Labor Relations Board has alleged that North Memorial Healthcare retaliated against some of its unionized employees and engaged in other unfair labor practices after a demonstration outside the hospital’s Robbinsdale campus last summer. The board is an independent federal agency that investigates potential violations of the [...]

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A group of high school students recently offered a new angle to local elections. Pro USA of Brooklyn Park offers extracurricular activities for students through sports and other programs, including a Brooklyn Park Mayoral candidate debate on Thursday, Oct. 23, at Brooklyn Park City Hall. Three co-hosts and other student organizers asked mayoral candidates Jeffrey [...]

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Thai exchange student hopes to take up skiing, practice English When the school year started on Sept. 2, most students found new teachers, new friends, and new classes mixed in with the familiar faces and places of their schools. For Rattiyaporn “Benz” Chokkoon, a Thai exchange student studying at Cooper High School, just about everything [...]

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Covenant Village of Golden Valley, a faith-based nonprofit retirement community, will host the first of several artist sampler sessions 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Covenant, 5800 St. Croix Ave. N. Nothando Zulu will show individuals how to reflect on their life stories and lessons using words and song. Zulu is the president and director [...]

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Jill Rosby and Olivia Peterson each scored goals as the Park Center girls soccer team rebounded to take third-place at the Class A State Tournament on Thursday. Rosby put the Pirates ahead of Hill-Murray on a goal at 12:53 in the first half with an assist from Danielle Schaub at St. Cloud State’s Selke Field. [...]

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Robbinsdale’s Whiz Bang Days Committee is hosting a fundraising beer bust 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Eagles Nest Lounge, 4106 Lakeland Ave. N., Robbinsdale. The bust is designed to raise money for the festival’s ambassador program and will provide an opportunity for current and past ambassadors to visit with volunteers and supporters. Info: [...]

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Tim Wise, author of “White Like Me,” will present “Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism in an Age of Backlash,” noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in CBT Grand Hall at North Hennepin Community College. The lecture will be free, and the 2-4 p.m. diversity training session will cost $15 per person. Wise’s lecture critiques “diversity” [...]

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North Hennepin Community College will be hosting an evening of music with Jon Vezner 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in its Center for Business and Technology Grand Hall to celebrate the contributions and impact of our alumni and recent retirees. Vezner, a musician, singer and songwriter who was honored as NHCC’s 2012 Distinguished Alumnus, will [...]

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Eternal Hope Lutheran Church will hold its Annual Bazaar 2-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the church, located 10508 Douglas Drive N., Brooklyn Park. The sale will include handcrafted gifts and quilts, baked goods, honey, outside vendors and more. Special this year is a 1,400-piece artisan [...]

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